Apple has introduced the cheapest iPhone - the iPhone SE at an event happened at its headquarters in Cupertino. The new iPhone SE is the cheapest iPhone ever built by the company and is a simply a 4-inch variant of its bigger sibling - the iPhone 6s.
The iPhone SE is a 4-inch affordable smartphone into the company's lineup that is three times faster than the iPhone 5s. How does Apple's hot arrival can stack up against Samsung latest flagship the Galaxy S7. Here is a comparison between the Apple iPhone SE and Samsung Galaxy S7.
Design and build quality
The Samsung Galaxy S7 looks similar to its predecessor the Galaxy S6, but the latest smartphone has plenty more to offer under the hood when it comes to power and speed. The Galaxy S7 comes with a sleek metallic finish and aluminum sides. When it comes to the design of iPhone SE, it's rather tricky to tell the difference between the latest iPhone and the earlier iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 sports a 5.1-inch QHD display with a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels. The Galaxy S7 display reproduce true color quality and depth and it is one of the brightest screen in the Android world. While, the iPhone SE sports a 4-inch display up front with Retina panel at a resolution of 640x1136 pixels. However, the 3D Touch features of the Apple iPhone 6S goes missing in the all new device.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 will come in two difference processor depending on the region. The smartphone comes with Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and the result is a lightning-fast user experience.
The Samsung Galaxy s7 features a 12-megapixel primary camera featuring a dual-pixel technology and OIS that is claimed to be the one of the best smartphone camera in the Android market. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with wide-angle selfie performance and an f/1.7 lens. On the other hand, the iPhone SE also comes with 12-megapixel iSight camera featuring focus pixel, true tone flash and panorama support.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 runs on Android 6.0.1 along with TouchWiz UI. The new user interface happens to be the best version of the skin ever. While the Apple iPhone SE runs on the newly-released iOS 9.3, that brings multiple changes and also improvements in apps like Notes, News and Health.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 is packed with a 3,000mAh battery that can last for a full day for most people on a single charge. While, Apple claims that iPhone SE battery life has been significantly improved inside the handset compared to the experience offered by the iPhone 5s.
The iPhone SE look to be a good upgrade option for those who are currently using the iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s. The 4-inch display comes with a fresh start when the new smartphone from Android rivals are rocking for bigger displays. The newest iPhone does convince Apple fans to stay within Apple's ecosystem. While, the Android fans will definitely love the Samsung Galaxy S7.